ISLAMABAD: The Airport Security Force (ASF) has foiled a bid to smuggle three-kilogramme heroin at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport.
According to sources, the passenger, identified as Kashif was intending to travel to Jeddah when the ASF personnel conducting a routine search discovered 3kg heroin from his luggage. The passenger, a resident of Charsadda, was booked for travel on an international airline, sources added.
ASF sources confirmed that the passenger, along with his brother, has been arrested.
In recent days the ASF has foiled multiple attempts to smuggle heroin out of the country, with the latest being the second attempt to smuggle heroin to Saudi Arabia and the second attempt to smuggle heroin via the Islamabad Airport.